Minneapolis, MN – Wilderness Inquiry will host the race for a unique outdoor experience canoeing on the Mississippi River for a cause on Saturday, September 14 in Minneapolis, MN.
Supporters include the National Park Service, the McKnight Foundation, Mayor Jacob Frey, Mayor Melvin Carter and more.
The big race funds the Canoemobile outdoor education program, addressing the achievement gap reaching more than 18,000 kids annually around the country. Participants will paddle in 24-foot Voyageur canoes along the river to support the cause.
WHEN: Saturday, September 14, 2019
8:30am – 1pm
WHAT: Great River Race
9th Annual Race to Close the Achievement Gap
WHO: Wilderness Inquiry, The National Park Service, the McKnight Foundation,
Mayor Jacob Frey, Mayor Melvin Carter, and community members.
WHERE: Hidden Falls Regional Park (North Gate)
1313 Hidden Falls Drive
St Paul, MN 55116
VISUALS: Hundreds of supporters and community members racing large Voyageur
canoes on the Mississippi River for a cause.
Catalogue of last year’s event can be found: https://www.wildernessinquiry.org/current-news/news-notes/2018-great-river-race-results/